Michael and Deborah K. Rubin Presidential Chair of Jewish History

Winston Salem, Forsyth County
Jul 22, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Wake Forest University invites applications for the Michael and Deborah K. Rubin Presidential Chair of Jewish History for an appointment at the associate professor level beginning July 2015. Research may be focused on any aspect of Jewish history; preference will be given to those who will enhance the interdisciplinary strengths of the Department of History and the University. The teaching duties include Jewish history and an introductory level world history course. Excellent teaching of undergraduates and high-quality scholarship are central to Wake Forest’s mission. Presidential Chairs embody the highest standards of scholarship, teaching, and mentorship at the University. The Chair includes research and travel funds, a reduced teaching load, and opportunities for program development. To apply, please submit (1) a letter of application, (2) C.V., (3) graduate transcript copies, and (4) separate statement of teaching philosophy to https://wakejobs.silkroad.com. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent to letters@wfu.edu. Technical problems with submissions may be directed to (336) 758-4700. All materials must be received no later than November 1, 2014 (Online applications must be submitted by October 31, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.). Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. AA/EOE.